The President of Turkmenistan announced his intention to transfer management to “young leaders”. He himself will remain in the upper house of parliament

On February 11, an extraordinary meeting of the Halk Maslahaty was held in Ashgabat, dedicated to the plans for the development of the state for the next 30 years.

According to the state information agency TDH , during the meeting, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov stated the following:

“Now for 15 years I have been working in the highest and very responsible position of the President of Turkmenistan. At the same time, I am acting as Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, Chairman of the State Security Council, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of Turkmenistan, Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan.”

Further, the head of state said that two years ago he reached the age of the prophet and came to a difficult decision.

“I support the idea that the road to public administration at a new stage in the development of our country should be given to young leaders who have been brought up in a spiritual environment and in accordance with the high requirements of our time. I, as the Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty, intend to further direct my vast life and political experience to this area ,” the President of the TDH quotes.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan